The 2017 NDAA paves the way for CYBERCOM to be elevated to a fully independent unified combatant command and maintains a more hotly contested opportunity for CYBERCOM to be split from the NSA.
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Materials of interest to Lawfare readers regarding the House Judiciary Committee's hearing this morning on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
A review of the indictment of Harold Martin, the former NSA contractor accused of stealing 50 terabytes of data from the Agency.
See the indictment and press release.
If he will accept it, Trump must have wise and informed counsel. Americans will be served by principled individuals in government defending our Constitution and role in the world. Those who stay home to satisfy ideals of personal integrity will not make our world safer.
While John DeLong and Susan Hennessey establish that the NSA did not willfully violate RAS compliance, they do not fully address the disconnect that the RAS compliance problem revealed between the NSA’s institutional culture and Congress’s plan.
In 2009, the discovery of a major complaince incident shook NSA to its core. This is the story of how it came to pass and what happened next.
New revelations about the NSA's knowledge of the Shadow Brokers compromise raise hard questions, once again, about the agency's commitment to its defensive mission.
Nick once again tries his hand at congressional oversight. The questions the SSCI and HPSCI should be asking NSA about the Shadow Brokers leak.